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September 24, 2018: Weekend Update or is it End of Weekend Update?
Posted by Brynmor

Hello All, 

The following stories have updates, so let's get started.

Boudreaux - Expanding Horizons - "Chapter 11"

C.J. Gibb - A Way Out - "Chapter Twelve - Saturday Dinner"

Multimapper - Parvenu: Book Three - Otherland - "Chapter 14 + 15"

Enjoy the Read and Write the Authors!



September 23, 2018: Whole New Story Again
Posted by Boudreaux

So because I'm not crazy enough from all the stories and all the characters I already have going currently, one of my very oldest stories, started way back in 1987 originally is finally ready to post and has been.   This is another fantasy setting story, which is the main reason it took so long to get it ready to post.  There are completely made up by me words in this story so a bootbox really won't help much.  Sorry about that.  Context should help you figure out meaning at least.

Keep Calm and Keep Reading!

September 23, 2018: Lagniappe 2 is here
Posted by Boudreaux

A new chapter of Lagniappe is now available.  This chapter does include a scene that is mildly traumatic to the main character, so it may not be suitable for all readers.  My apologies for this if you are one of those people, but I assure the scene is not violent nor does it last nor will it be repeated in this story.  Hopefully you can still enjoy the chapter and the story.

The Story Lover's Home
September 22, 2018: Happy Birthday Art West & The Newsletter
Posted by The Story Lover

Dear Readers,

Today is Art West's Birthday, so drop him an email and wish him a Happy Birthday. cool

The Site Newsletter is back in action, so if you haven't signed up for it, you might want to do that. We will be trying to send out the Newsletter twice a month. Either click on the Mailing List Button in the left sidebar or click HERE.

Happy Reading,



The Story Lover's Home
September 22, 2018: Story Recap
Posted by Aquenon

Dear Readers,

Snowblind posts two more chapters of Jared the Paramedic III ~ Redemption entitled "Youth Group" and "Family Dinner".

Maxieplus begins Ayden's Eyes: Book Three.

Wayne Gray continues Ash and Ember with chapter 23: "Birthday".

Sean E. brings us chapter 30 from When Shadows Pass.

Boudreaux gives us chapter 11 from Expanding Horizons.

And finally, Billy Martin pens chapter 17 from Trials and Tribulations entitled "High Rock, Part 1".

Until next time,


The Story Lover's Home
September 21, 2018: Helpful Voyagers Additions
Posted by The Story Lover

Dear Readers,

While you are waiting for the next chapter of Voyagers which I hear is something else; I highly recommend reading the 'appendices' created by Zarek Dragon. They contain a lot of background and other information that will enhance your reading of the story.

So check out the SS Sooloo ~ Explorer Class Ship Specs, the Duty Roster, the Uniforms, and the Galactipedia. There is a wealth of information for you to peruse, including images of some of the crew, uniforms, and some background scientific information as well.

Zarek Dragon has done an awesome job putting all of this material together for your enlightenment.

I also want to personally thank the authors of Voyagers; DouglassDD, True Fan, and Zarek Dragon, for allowing me to play in their playground. [Names are in alphabetical order] They are a great group of authors to work with!

Happy Reading,



September 21, 2018: Chapter 11.... No not that kind of Chapter 11
Posted by Boudreaux

A new chapter of Expanding Horizons is now live and ready for your reading pleasure.  I hope you enjoy it as much as the boys in it enjoy their cookies.  I know this story hasn't been updated in a while, so feel free to go back and re-read if you need to do so.  Be aware that there will be more updates to my writing soon.

Laissez les bon temps roullez!

September 21, 2018: Previous Fall Short Story Events Now Being Posted
Posted by Fred DeElve

Dear Readers & Authors,

We have begun posting the stories of the past Fall Short Story Events, beginning with those from 2007.

So check back daily for new stories from those years past.

Authors, if you don't see one of your stories that was previously posted please contact us at Missing Stories.

Happy writing and reading,

Fred The Elf







The Story Lover's Home
September 17, 2018: Story Recap
Posted by Aquenon

Dear Readers,

TSL gave us the social commentary You Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover ~ So Don't Judge A Person By Their Skin!.

Sean E. posts two more chapters of When Shadows Pass entitled "When the Tides of Life Turn" (Part II) and (Part III).

Wayne Gray gives us another installment of Ash and Ember entitled "Examination".

DouglasDD gives us chapter 58 of The Puget Posse.

Jim Dunaway continues The Long Road: Book One with chapters 18-22.

JMH continues The Centurion Cycle: Book Four ~ The Road to the Future plus 45-50 entitled "Seduction""The Bride""Survivors""Surprises""The Future", and "The Prince Consort".  This completes the story.

Luiz gives us chapter 17: "The First Try" from Peter in High School and chapter 18: "Feeling Hot" from I Want a Friend.

Nigel Gordon brings us chapter 2 of The Words Unsaid.

MultiMapper updates his Brynnhollow universe with a chapter each of Parvenu: Book Three ~ Otherland and Brynnhollow: Book 6 - Southseid, and then presents two chapters of his new story: Myself... In Shattered Reflection: New Blood.  Brynnhollow: Book 6 is now complete.

Owen Hudson also gives a chapter each of his stories Dreams Don't Grow on Trees and Ten Steps Down.

Ruwen Rouhs brings us a chapter each of his two German stories KeYNamM ~ König ohne Namen and Madz ~ Schulzeit, plus his English story Sun Quest: Book Two ~ "Down the Bredd-ström".

Sequoyah Pendor continues Arkadelphia Plantation: Book One with chapters 21 and 22.

Terry posted chapter 6 of The Little Runaway.

Art West gives us a chapter each from 5 different stories: A Nudge In The Right DirectionLove Is In The AirPeek A Boo, I See YouPicture PerfectUniformed Response.

Chowhound posts chapter 42 from Three Finger Cove: The Twins ~ Book Four.

And finally, Snowblind continues Jared the Paramedic III ~ Redemption with chapter 2: "Youth Group".

As always, please write to your authors and let them know your thoughts.  It is the only payment they receive.  Until next time,


September 17, 2018: Official message from Comicality!
Posted by JeffsFort

Happy Sunday, folks!

I'm not going to drag this out for too long, as I'm having a few problems with power outages on my end. Small ones, nothing major. And my laptop battery keeps working, but my router and internet connection vanishes on me, which means lost work and wasted time. Luckily, we only got lightly 'brushed' by the effects of Hurricane Florence, but it still makes for a messy weekend. Best of wishes to our Shackers in Florida and the Carolinas who had a much more severe experience with the storm. Be safe!

Yesterday was September 15th! And, as you know, the 15th of every month brings you a brand new issue of the Shack's online magazine, 'Imagine'! I certainly hope you guys enjoyed the new additions, articles, and stories, for the month of September! (We're getting better at this! Hehehe!) So jump in whenever you like, and feel free to let me know what you think at when you get an opportunity! All of the usual suspects are included in this issue, including a fabulous new series by this month's featured author, Lindon Weztser called, "Lincoln, The Family I Never Expected"! Followed by an interview that goes in depth into the story's theme and creation, and what you guys can look forward to next! Welcome to the Imagine family, Lindon!

Also, brand new chapters of "The Seashell", "Predators: 9-14-9x", and "Brandon Smiling"! (I made a mistake with the 'Brandon' chapter, but I will get that fixed up as soon as possible! But if you haven't read the series yet, use this time to catch up! Hehehe, it'll be worth it!) Coming up next will be our special 'Halloween Issue', which I'm really excited about! Some people go crazy for Valentine's Day, others for Christmas...but me? I'm a Halloween junkie! All the way! So turn the lights out on October 15th, and look for more Imagine craziness to come!


As ALWAYS...Imagine Magazine is looking for more submissions, short stories, series, articles about everything to LGBT youth, to movies and music, to book reviews, or anything that you can offer to help us out with the effort! We'd LOVE to have ya jump on board! So drop me an email and let me know what you've got to show me! Cool? ((Hugz)) In advance!

Also, this month's short Daydream story, "We're Not Telling", has just been posted tonight as well! So definitely give it a look, and leave a comment if you can! Expect a new short story of young love, infatuation, and experimentation, with every monthly issue! And huge thanks for the compliments and feedback that you guys have given me so far! Love you lots for it!


Alright, I'm going to get out of here before the lights blink out on me again! Hehehe! But take care! I love you all! And it's good to be back in touch! Seezya soon!


“The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.” -Vince Lombardi

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